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Dressed in a loose boubou, a white smock (forokoni), and a black fez, this wonderful giant known to everyone in Bamako is proud of his lovely daughter.

Artist

Seydou Keïta

Date

c. 1949-1952 (printed 1998)

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G254
Dressed in a loose boubou, a white smock (forokoni), and a black fez, this wonderful giant known to everyone in Bamako is proud of his lovely daughter., Seydou Keïta
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Medium: Photographs | Gelatin silver print
Size: 22 1/8 x 16 in. (56.2 x 40.64 cm) (image)23 3/4 x 20 in. (60.33 x 50.8 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Africa, Mali, Mamako
Culture: Africa, Mali
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: large man seated and dressed in a loose boubou, a white smock (forokoni) and a black fez, holding his daughter on his left leg.Dressed in a loose boubou, a white smock (forokoni), and a black fez, this wonderful giant known to everyone in Bamako is prou
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Alfred and Ingrid Lenz Harrison Fund
Accession Number: 98.39.4
Rights: ©IPM International Photo Marketing
Artist: Seydou Keïta, Malian, 1921-2001
Role: Photographer
Nationality: Malian
Life Dates: Malian, 1921-2001
Added to Site: February 28, 2009